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The mission of PNGU is to identify and characterize the genetic basis of psychiatric, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders and to translate these discoveries to improvements in clinical care and public health.
Margaret Wey is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wey's primary interests lies within pharmacotherapy, behavioral pharmacology and neuroscience which has been focusing on:
Dr. Wey earned her Bachelor¹s degree from China Medical University (Taiwan) in Pharmacy. She earned her Ph.D. in 2012 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in pharmacology with a specialization in neuroscience and biology of aging. She is now expanding her previous expertise in pre-clinical research using behavioral and biochemical techniques into translational and basic clinical investigation of psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Wey has received several awards for her work, including two poster awards and two travel awards. Her work was previously supported by the National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute of Aging and is currently supported by the Stuart T. Hauser Research Training Program in Biological and Social Psychiatry through Harvard Medical School (T32-NIMH).
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